US v. Clintwood Elkhorn Mining Company
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Mar 24, 2008
||Apr 15, 2008||TBD||Roberts||OT 2007|
Disclosure: Akin Gump represented the respondents in this case.
Issue: Whether a coal company that did not meet the Tucker Act statute of limitations may seek a tax refund (with interest) directly under the Export Clause of the Constitution.
Judgment: Reversed, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on April 15, 2008.
- Court rules on two tax cases (Lyle Denniston)
- Argument recap: US v. Clintwood Elkhorn Mining Company (Scotus Staff)
- Argument preview: United States v. Clintwood Elkhorn Mining Company (Scotus Staff)
- More on US v. Clintwood Elkhorn (Jason Harrow)
Briefs and Documents
- Opinion below (Federal Circuit)
- Brief in opposition
- Petitioner’s reply
Merits briefs (via ABA)
- Brief for Petitioner United States of America
- Brief for Respondent Clintwood Elkhorn Mining Company, et al.
- Reply Brief for Petitioner United States of America